• USDA Zones 4 to 9 (Find Your Zone)
  • Part Shade to Full Shade
  • Average to Wet Moisture
  • 1 to 2 Feet Tall
  • Blooms April to May
  • Dormant Summer to Spring
  • Dormant


Arisaema triphyllam, Jack-in-the-pulpit, is a spring woodland wildflower usually 1-2’ tall. The flowers consists of a spathe (pulpit) usually striped in purple, and a spadix (Jack) which is a spike containing the flowering parts. Jack-in-the-Pulpit typically has two large, green leaves with a petiole 1’-1.5’ long. Mature flowering plants produce a cluster of red berries in mid to late summer which becomes visible as the plant withers back. The roots are poisonous, containing calcium oxalate. Jack-in-the-Pulpit combines well with ferns and baneberry.

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